Recent Additions

Music Bar – 705 Chicago St. –  July 2001

William Rahr & Sons’ – illustration -circa early 1900s. Posted 9-25-21.

939 S. 8th St. – Rasputin’s sign, 1982. Posted on 4-9-21.

1216 Washington St. – Photos from 2019, and 2020 showing razed building. Posted on 4-11-21.

Briess Malting towers – Photo from 4-22-21.

Music Bar – Facebook article from 2017. Posted on 12/21/21.

Malcolm Shaw – In memoriam – 1934-2021 (bottom of page). Posted on 12/21/21.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

705 Chicago St.

Jerry’s Inn – Thursday, April 6, 1933 – ad. This ad appeared the night before the first repeal making 3.2% beer and light wine legal to drink. Image used by permission of Herald Times Reporter/Gannett.com

Jerry’s – Friday, June 30, 1933. Image used by permission of Herald Times Reporter/Gannett.com

Louie’s Bar – Friday, November 6, 1942 – ad. This ad appeared in the Manitowoc Sun Messenger.

The Barn – Saturday, January 31, 1953. Ad courtesy of Herald Times Reporter/Gannett.com.

Music Bar – Wed. December 30, 1959 – ad. Image used by permission of Herald Times Reporter/Gannett.com

Music Bar – June 1965 – ad. Used by permission of Herald Times Reporter/Gannett.com

Music Bar – Saturday, February 5, 1966. Photo courtesy of Herald Times Reporter/Gannett.com.

Music Bar – Saturday, February 5, 1966. Article courtesy of Herald Times Reporter/Gannett.com.

Music Bar Article 2-5-66 -text Enlarged

Music Bar – 1975 – Wis. Arch. & Hist. Inventory – This image cannot be copied or reproduced without the written permission of the Wisconsin State Historical Society.

Music Bar – from a 1982 Phone book ad.

Music Bar – 1986. This image cannot be copied or reproduced without the written permission of the Wisconsin State Historical Society.

Music Bar – 1987. Photos used by permission of J. Shimon & J. Lindemann

View their work on the Music Bar at the following link: Go-Go Girls

Music Bar – July, 2001. The city had closed the bar that summer due to code violations. Ray was also battling cancer and died on October 26th, 2001 at age 80.  Photo courtesy of John Budan.

Music Bar Site – 2008.

Music Bar site – November 22, 2011.

705 Chicago – Saturday, April 20, 2013. This interior photo was taken through the front window.

705 Chicago St. – 4-20-13. This interior photo was taken through the front window.

 

 

705 Chicago St.  – Winter 2016

Music Bar 2016